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Today's News

  • Teens tackle human trafficking with STLP project

    After seeing a news story about human trafficking in Kentucky, four Maurice Bowling Middle School students began researching the topic for a potential Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) project.
    What they found astounded them.

  • Aldridge newest city policeman
  • Rose shares ancient Owen Co. artifacts with society

    Like many 10 year olds the young Owen countian spent much of his spare time hunting squirrels. One day while hunting these wily little tree climbers, the boy ducked under a tree branch, and as he cast his eyes to the ground, he spied a perfectly formed arrowhead. That discovery of a single ancient artifact set Owen countian Bobby Rose on the path of a life-long journey into the world of stone points, axes and pipes and fueled his determination to preserve these ancient treasures of the past.

  • Owen Circuit Court | March 6, 2018

    March 6, 2018

    Johnpatrick Garilao Ada, 1991, probation violation, probation revocation hearing, admit.
    Randall Dale Allen, 1987, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, drug paraphernalia, continued to April 10.
    Michael Craigmyle Jr., 1977, probation violation, motion to revoke probation, continued to March 20.

  • February 2018 Property Transfers

    Wayne R. Fisher Trustee, Daniella J. Fisher Trustee and the Fisher Family Trust to Rockdale Innovation LLC, land in Owen County.
    Elma Sue Chapman to the Susan Lee Walmer Burton Irrevocable Trust dated Jan. 18, 2010, Kirsten Lee Holloway, Michelle Leigh Romero and Rachel Lea Nicole Wright, lot 309 and 310, Hide-A-Way Hills Subdivision, $18,300.
    Lyn A. Wessels to James Wessels Jr. Trustee, Daniel Wessels Trustee and Wessels Preservation Trust, lot 58 and 59, Riverlake Subvision.

  • Kay's Branch News | Capital Plaza Tower implosion creates excitement locally

    This has been a good week for me. I got to play bridge Tuesday. The sun was shining, and I could see spring just around the corner — then it snowed on Wednesday and burst my bubble. There was a good crowd at church Sunday. The new furnace was doing its job, and everybody was glad to be back in their pews.
    Fay said attendance was good at her church too. She has been staying with her sister Sue some this week. She is bedfast now. Fay has been doing some cooking for her and helping the nurse that looks after her. Their family needs your prayers.

  • Community News: Learn to make fishing lures at Beech Grove Baptist

    4-H Livestock Club to meet
    The 4-H Livestock Club will meet at 6 p.m., Thursday, at the Owen County Extension Office.

  • At the Library | March 14, 2018

    Celebrate Pi Day
    Let’s celebrate this special math day by measuring and baking a cherry or apple pie. Enjoy pie on pi day from 3:15-4:30 p.m., today.
    Storytime
    Join Miss Susan to enjoy great books and fun activities. This program is for preschoolers and their caregivers who are a necessary and required part of the program. Come join in the fun at 10:30 a.m., Thursday.
    Home School Program: Geology Rocks!

  • Owen County Senior Center Events | March 14, 2018

    The Owen County Senior Center is located at 118 N. Main St., Owenton, KY 40359. Its hours of operation are 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Friday. The center is managed by Stacey Sipple Long. If you need a ride to the center, call Owen County Public Transit at 502-750-2828, and schedule when you would like to come. For more information, call 502-484-3139.
    Today (Wednesday): 9 a.m., cards; 1 p.m., extension office/nutrition
    Thursday: 10 a.m., game; 1 p.m., Bingocize
    Friday: 10 a.m., stretching, sitting or standing; 1 p.m., Rook

  • Innovation, identity key to Doyle Lawson's decades-long career

    Since its inception 92 years ago, Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry has inspired untold thousands of singers, songwriters and musicians to pack their bags and head for Music City, USA.

    International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Hall of Famer Doyle Lawson, who will perform at Owen County High School March 18, recalls the first time he heard Bill Monroe over the airwaves of 650 WSM from the Grand Ole Opry almost as if it were yesterday.